Firouzeh Niakosari, MD, FRCPC

North York Research Inc.

205-3292 Bayview Avenue
North York, Ontario, Canada
M2M 4J5


Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Firouzeh Niakosari, Dermatologist


Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratoses, Alopecia, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Dermatitis, Melasma, Onychomycosis, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Urticaria, Vitiligo


Dr. Firouzeh Niakosari is a board certified Dermatologist and Anatomical Pathologist from University of Toronto. She completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Toronto, where she published her research papers in Archives of Dermatology, Archives of Pathology and other peer-reviewed Dermatology Journals. She served as a reviewer for Archives of Dermatology.

Dr. Niakosari serves as a consultant Dermatologist to North York General Hospital. She is actively involved in the training of family medicine residents and medical students in Dermatology.

Dr. Niakosari’s presentations are primarily in the area of pigmented skin lesions and melanomas. She has presented her researches nationally and internationally. Her areas of interest expand to psoriasis, acne and laser and cosmetic treatments.Dr. Niakosari is a member of Canadian Dermatology Association, American Academy of Dermatology, College of American Pathologists, American Society of Dermatopathology, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and The Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society. She is highly skilled and experienced in aesthetic and laser treatments.

Dr. Niakosari received her medical degree and Board degree in Dermatology from Beheshti University of Tehran with honors in 1997. She practiced in Tehran and Dubai for a few years before coming to Canada. Her experience in Dermatology expands over diverse ethnic and racial skin disorders.


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Alavi A, Niakosari F, Sibbald RG.  When and how to perform a biopsy on a chronic wound.  Adv Skin Wound Care 2010 Mar;23(3):132-140; quiz 141-142.  PMID: 20177166

Niakosari F, Kahn HJ, McCready D, Ghazarian D, Rotstein LE, Marks A, Kiss A, From L.  Lymphatic invasion identified by monoclonal antibody D2-40, younger age, and ulceration: predictors of sentinel lymph node involvement in primary cutaneous melanoma.  Arch Dermatol 2008 Apr;144(4):462-467.  PMID: 18427039

Serra S, Salahshor S, Fagih M, Niakosari F, Radhi JM, Chetty R.  Nuclear expression of E-cadherin in solid pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas.  JOP 2007 May 9;8(3):296-303.  PMID: 17495358

Niakosari F, Sur M.  Agranular CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm: a distinct entity described in the recent World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer classification for cutaneous lymphomas.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jan;131(1):149-51.  PMID: 17227117

Niakosari F, Kahn HJ, Marks A, From L.  Detection of lymphatic invasion in primary melanoma with monoclonal antibody D2-40: a new selective immunohistochemical marker of lymphatic endothelium.  Arch Dermatol 2005 Apr;141(4):440-444.  PMID: 15837861


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